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PolyMet officials should be livid. The company’s plans to open their copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes could run aground as a result of a federal appraisal for their land exchange that is quite … more
A recent lawsuit filed against Gov. Mark Dayton by supporters of the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine should be dismissed for the meritless action that it is. The case improperly sues the … more
The recent study on the economic impact of overnight canoe users in the Boundary Waters largely missed the real value of tourism to our region’s economy— and, unfortunately, did little to advance … more
When a high school senior and the rest of her team in a tiny school in a remote community wins a state title in a non-classed competition, you know there’s more behind the victory than meets the … more
As Minnesota’s two U.S. senators weigh the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be the next associate justice of the Supreme Court, they should keep our system of checks and balances in mind. Perhaps at … more
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has mostly labored in relative obscurity during her decade as the state’s top lawyer. But the northern St. Louis County native (who grew up near Orr) … more
Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to expand MinnesotaCare eligibility is a reminder of how easy, and how beneficial, it would have been to include a public option under the Affordable Care Act. Indeed, … more
How does Minnesota’s DFL win back non-metro parts of the state? That’s a question that should be occupying the minds of every party leader as they ponder the 2016 election returns and look … more
The repeal of Obamacare has grown increasingly complicated for the GOP Congress and the incoming Trump administration. This week, the Congressional Budget Office released its assessment of the … more
Most Americans are rightfully worried about the transition in the White House set for a week from today. While President Obama has certainly had his share of critics, we suspect historians will give … more
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